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    Jailhouse Rock (MGM, 1957). Six Sheet (81" X 81"). There were three defining films in the 1950s for anyone under 21; Brando in "The Wild One." Dean in "Rebel Without a Cause" and this one, Presley's best all around film. Aside from his rebellious image in the film, in reality Elvis was ever the true romantic. When co-star, lovely Judy Tyler, died in a tragic car crash just before the completed film was released, Elvis refused to watch the film. Elvis plays himself for the most part, and his nature shines through effectively when confronted with pretense, providing many of the film's more enjoyable moments. The "Jailhouse Rock" number is still one of the greats in screen musical performances. This six sheet is the most desirable of all of the King's posters, and it doesn't get any better...Elvis, in his signature pose and great artwork. There are only minor centerpoint fold separations and minimal color touch-up restoration. Brilliant color and excellent restoration. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2007
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
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